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Joakim Noah is on the verge of another NBA chance

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Joakim Noah’s NBA vacation could be over. The Knicks’ free-agent bust is in talks with the Grizzlies, the New York Times reports. The Knicks released Noah using the stretch provision last month after two seasons, one altercation with former head coach Jeff Hornacek, 53 games and a wasted $72 million. Noah’s contract stands out in...
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Knicks add former Warriors big man to Mitchell Robinson tutors

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Sunday at Orlando’s Amway Center, former defensive center Clifford Ray, of Warriors fame, sat behind the basket and barked instructions at rookie center Mitchell Robinson. Add another former NBA player enlisted by the coaching staff to tutor Robinson — and other young Knicks. Ray attended Knicks practice in Orlando on Saturday to...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks rookie plays more like project than shot-blocking whiz

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — One week ago, center Mitchell Robinson blocked a Knicks rookie-record nine shots against the Magic at the Garden. Orlando coach Steve Clifford said he was on “my board” during preparations for the rematch. On Sunday, Robinson got rejected by the referees. In a foul-plagued performance, Robinson looked a lot more like a...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks' rally comes up short as Magic hands them fifth straight loss

NY Daily News Aaron Gordon scored 20 of his 31 points in the first quarter and the Orlando Magic held off two Knicks rallies for a 131-117 victory on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Orlando, which has won seven of nine. Jonathan Isaac added 16 points. Tim Hardaway...
  • 22 days ago
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Kevin Knox disappoints as Knicks’ losing streak hits five

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — One Scott Perry lottery draft pick shined. The most recent one was awful. The Knicks’ losing streak hit five games as Orlando power forward Aaron Gordon chewed up the Knicks for 31 points while Kevin Knox suffered through a low-effort performance as the Magic beat the Knicks 131-117 in the rematch at...
  • 23 days ago
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Fizdale throws a little cold water on possible Porzingis return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — David Fizdale hasn’t gotten word to suggest Kristaps Porzingis is close to being allowed to practice with the team. Nine months after his ACL surgery, Porzingis raised eyebrows last week with remarks in a magazine interview in which he said, “I’m already doing some contact drills and things where I’m competing against...
  • 23 days ago
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‘Next question’: The Knicks are not exactly pacifying Enes Kanter

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — As the Knicks’ won-loss record grows worse, so does the frown on center Enes Kanter’s face. Knicks coach David Fizdale is not just juggling lineups but egos of his veteran players who are looking to win and are in their contract years. A free agent in 2019, Kanter issued another mysterious tweet...
  • 23 days ago
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Steph Curry's outlook on Kevin Durant-Draymond Green feud may worry Knicks fans

NY Daily News (Mark Fischer) — Steph Curry doesn’t think there’s trouble in paradise. Look away, Knicks fans. “I think the way we've handled it as a team, the way Draymond's handled it, the way KD's handled it, it's been nothing but professionalism and understanding that it's about the team,” Curry told reporters before the...
  • 23 days ago
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The mentality shift that sparked Trey Burke’s breakout game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks point guard Trey Burke believes he’s found himself. Burke was on a serious roll on the court in the Big Easy, and then off the court late Friday. He lit up the locker room with a fiery plea that the club must stop being satisfied with taking playoff teams deep into...
  • 24 days ago
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Underachieving Knicks forward left wondering what his role is

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO – Mario Hezonja wasn’t in for the good moments Friday in New Orleans. He wasn’t in for the bad ones either. “Super Mario’’, in fact, wasn’t in at all. The struggling Knicks forward, who was their key free-agent signing, didn’t play for the first time this season in the 129-124 loss to the Pelicans....
  • 24 days ago
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David Fizdale happy with rookie trio despite Knicks’ late fade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — The Knicks’ rookie power trio started together for the first time this season and coach David Fizdale liked what he saw despite the team’s fourth-quarter fade at Smoothie King Center. Fizdale made one more starting lineup tweak, adding undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier in a small-ball shuffle that sent power forward Noah...
  • 24 days ago
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When Mitchell Robinson first became shot-blocking machine

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — Butch Stockton laughed when asked if he was surprised Knicks starting center Mitchell Robinson blocked nine shots in a game — the franchise record for a rookie. The Chalmette High School coach has seen Robinson block more shots than anyone. As senior in 2016-17 for Chalmette, “The Cajun Kid” rejected eight per...
  • 24 days ago
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Anthony Davis dominates as Knicks blow big lead for 4th straight loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — NEW ORLEANS — A small-ball change that had the Knicks’ three rookies together in the starting lineup looked good for a long while before the Pelicans’ size and Anthony Davis’ greatness proved too much in the end. The Knicks led by 19 points in the first half, by 11 inside the seven-minute mark and were...
  • 24 days ago
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Anthony Davis is too much for young Knicks to handle as they suffer another fourth-quarter collapse

NY Daily News Anthony Davis scored a season-high 43 points and grabbed 17 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Knicks 129-124 on Friday night. Julius Randle had 19 points and 11 rebounds, including a crucial put-back of Davis' missed free throw to make...
  • 24 days ago
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Tanks for nothing! New NBA draft lottery rules could change the way Knicks and other lousy teams chase after losses

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — With every unbelievable Zion Williamson display of athleticism, Knicks fans turn giddier about the prospect of losing every game possible. But tanking enthusiasts beware: the rules have changed. It’s no longer so rewarding to lose. Faced with widespread tanking masked as ‘rebuilding’ and ‘player...
  • 25 days ago
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